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Ukraine - Berdyansk

Services provided

Service Availability:
24 Hours
Traffic Image Generation:
Automatic Identification System (AIS), Real-time Tracking, VHF Radio Position Reporting, Visual
Availability to Allied Services:
Full availability
  • VHF Procedures

    RADIO CONTACT

    VHF radio stations in Port

     

    Name of subscriber

    Call sign

    Working channel

    Phone

    Central Transmitter

    Berdyansk-radio-1

    2, 12, 17, 68

    62517

    Operator on Duty

    Berdyansk-radio-2

    68

    62666

    State Port Control Inspection (SPSI)

    Berdyansk-radio-5

    12, 17

    62749

    Port Fleet Operator

    Berdyansk-radio-4

    79, 93

    62750

     

  • General Information

    General Information

    Port location: Latitude – 46°45`N, Longitude – 36°46`Е.

    The port is open to navigation all year round; northeastern winds prevail. Windspeeds of over 15 mps occur on an average in 24 % of the year. The annual average temperature is 10.7 °C. Fogs happen 30–35 days a year on an average.

    The port is situated in the northeastern part of Berdyansk Bay and consists of the outer road­stead, of the inner road (harbour of Berdyansk) and the approach channel. Berdyansk harbour, where the main quays Nos. 1–6 are situated, is protected by the breakwater; berths Nos. 7–9 are not protected.

    Berdyansk harbour comprises two basins: the Western and the Eastern ones. The Eastern ba­sin is protected from the west by a dam, and from southwest by the breakwater.

    The way into the harbour is along the ap­proach channel, which is 20 km long, 90 m wide, 8.55 m deep; with the draft limit of 7.9 m; and along fairway No. 54, for vessels up to 283 cu. m of gross tonnage (100 GRT). The entrance to the harbour is between the northwest end of the breakwater, and a bank less than 5 m deep. The waters of the port comprise an area of 414,550 sq. m and are 8.4 m deep.

    Traffic Control in the Port is conducted by the State Port Control Inspection.

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  • Rules and Regulations

    Navigational Conditions

    The port is accessible for vessels with their draft of up to 7.9 m and maximum length of up to 205 m.

    In special cases vessels of up to 220 m long can be moored at berths Nos. 7 and 8 by Harbour Master's permission.

    Vessels of over 170 m long can enter and leave the port, as well as be shifted inside the port only in the daytime, when the wind speed does not exceed 8 mps. The possibility of maneuvers with the wind speed over 8 mps can be deter­mined by a pilot.

    The speed of a vessel when going down the approach channel between buoys Nos. 2–18, on its left side, is determined depending on weath­er conditions; as a rule, it cannot exceed 6 knots.

    From buoy No. 18, on the left side, and in the harbour a vessel's speed must be kept at mini­mum, in order to provide its controllability.

    Vessels with a gross capacity of up to 283 cu. m (100 GRT) are prohibited from enter­ing the approach channel. They must go beyond the channel's border.

  • Approaches

    Entering and Leaving Port

    A shipmaster of a vessel going to the port directly after passing the Kerch Strait (for vessels leaving ports of the Sea of Azov – no later than an hour after leaving the preceding port) must inform an Executive Duty Operator and the Harbour Master the time of approaching to buoy No. 2 of the port Berdyansk approach chanel's left side.

    There is the controlled traffic in the port's wa­ter area. It is carried out by the State Port Control Inspection of SE Berdyansk Merchant Sea Port (SPCI) by VHF radio stations, calling channel – 12.

    Sailing of all vessels in the port's water area without permission of SPCI is forbidden.

    Traffic in the approach channel is oneway. Vessels leaving the port have precedence over those entering it from the sea channel.

    It is prohibited for a vessel to overtake another vessel in the approach channel.

    It is prohibited to enter the channel, when the wind speed is 15 mps or more and when visibility is below 5 cables.

    Requests for any kind of port services except pilotage and mooring tugs, should be submitted by shipmasters or by agents.

    Requests for fresh water supplies are given on working days 4 hours before the beginning of sup­ply operation and on days off and holidays, no later than at noon of the previous working day.

    There is no signal post in the port. Departure clearance is performed on board a vessel.

    The request for potable water on weekdays is to be submitted 4 hours before the operation starts, on days-off and holidays – no later than at noon of the day before.

  • Special Conditions

    Policy on Staying in Port

    Winds from the southwest of speeds over 15 mps in the Western basin's waters cause rough sea, which makes it difficult for vessels to stand at berths Nos. 7, 8, 9.

    On getting such gale warning:

    ■ vessels lying alongside the other ships must be re-moored to the vacant berths or steered to the road;

    ■ Ro-Ro vessels must stop cargo operations, close the ramp and re-moor abreast to the berth using additional slings.

    It is prohibited to moor or lie closer than 50 m to vessels, which are fumigated (and correspond­ingly marked).

  • Pilotage

    Pilotage

    Pilotage of cargo vessels is compulsory. Only passenger vessels performing regular calls at the port can be exempted of pilotage by the Harbour Master.

    Vessels having draft of up to 5 m sailed by shipmasters who carried out passages with a pi­lot on board by the Sea of Azov to the port of Berdyansk three times, having received written permission of the port Harbour Master to sail aidless, could be exempted of pilotage, provided the vessels are fitted out with modern navigation equipment.

    The port's pilotage service provides round-the-clock pilotage of vessels in the approach channel; mooring, cast off and repositioning in­side the port. Request for pilotage is submitted together with ETA information. While lying in the port, request for pilotage is submitted to SE Delta-Pilot and to the Chief Operator of the port no later than 2 hours before the departure.

    The place for embarking and disembarking of pilots for vessels with molded draught exceeding 6 m is located close to buoy No. 2 (46°36,73'N; 36°36,04'Е) on the left side of the port's ap­proach channel; for those with molded draught of less than 6 m – close to buoy No.10 (46°40,0'N; 36°40,11'Е) on the left side of the port's approach channel.

    Disembarkation of pilots in the outer roads may only be carried out when the wind speed is within 15 mps and the roughness of sea is with­in 4 points.

  • Anchoring

    Anchorage

    According to the prescript of Ukrainian Cabinet No. 1207 as of 07.10.2009, the places of anchor­age are:

    No. 1 – for vessels of 6 м draught or more

    № 17 46° 37' 27,3''N; 36° 36' 56,3''E

    № 18 46° 36' 27,0''N; 36° 38' 40,2''E

    № 19 46° 35' 16,9''N; 36° 37' 13,5''E

    № 20 46° 36' 16,0''N; 36° 35' 28,7''E

    № 21 46° 36' 41,1''N; 36° 35' 58,5''E

    No. 2 – for vessels of less than 6 м draught

    № 22 46° 39' 57,1''N; 36° 40' 04,0''E

    № 23 46° 38' 56,8''N; 36° 41' 47,9''E

    № 24 46° 38' 11,8''N; 36° 40' 50,8''E

    № 25 46° 39' 10,9''N; 36° 39' 06,1''E

    Anchorage in the Eastern and Western basins is forbidden.

    The master of a vessel lying in the outer road­stead and awaiting for handling, can apply for mooring at a berth free of cargo operations, or mooring second at a berthed vessel. In this case all expenses related to the vessel's additional repo­sitioning until its placing for handling are at ves­sel's account.

  • Services Offered

    Tug Assistance

    Towage of a self-propelled cargo ship is con­trolled by the shipmaster of the vessel towed ir­respective of whether it works with its own engine or not.

    Towage of non-self propelled vessels and ob­jects is controlled by a Master of the ship that car­ries out towing.

    Vessels of 4,245 cu. m (1,500 GRT) and more must be moored by means of at least two port tugs; vessels of less capacity with one tug. The number of tugs can be changed only by Harbour Master's permission. Request for towage asis­tance is submitted together with approach infor­mation. While lying in the port, a request for tow­age is submitted to an Operator on Duty no later than 2 hours before. After winter navigable period is declared, vessels heading for the port from the Black Sea or leaving the port must have fuel, wa­ter and food reserves for at least 10 days.

  • Contact Information

    ADDRESS

    SE Berdyansk Merchant Sea Port.

    13/7, Maxim Gorky Str.,

    Berdyansk, Zaporozhye Region, 71112, Ukraine.

     

    CONTACT

     

    Chief Engineer................................................................................................................................................................ 33492

                                                                                                                                                                  hrbrmstr@bmtport.com.uа

    Harbour Master....................................................................................................................................36303, 62731; 127441 OKEAN UX

    Chief Operator..................................................................................................................................................................62764

    Head of Cargo Area..........................................................................................................................................................62565

    Chief of Commercial and Development Dept. ................................................................................................................62348

    Deputy Chief of Commercial and Development Dept. ....................................................................................................62737

                                                                                                                                               portnadzor2@bmtport.com.ua

    State Port Control Inspection (SPCI)................................................................................................................................62613

    Fire Inspector.....................................................................................................................................................................62701

    Customhouse......................................................................................................................................................................62757

    Border Post.........................................................................................................................................................................62753

    Phytosanitary Dept. ...........................................................................................................................................................62763

    Veterinary Сontrol Dept. ...................................................................................................................................................62463

    Railway Station Berdyansk.................................................................................................................................................61200

     

    City Services

    Bus Station...........................................................................................................................................................................36423

    Railway Station....................................................................................................................................................................61255

    Airport (Booking Office) .....................................................................................................................................................70573

    Hotel Berdyansk....................................................................................................................................................................73875

    Moryak Recreation Center....................................................................................................................................................92142

    City Council: Chairman.........................................................................................................................................................36463

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